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Potato News from Japan

 Huge dish to cook potatoes
Over 18,000 portions of boiled potatoes and meat were distributed at "Japan's largest boiled potato festival,"held in the Mamigasaki district of Yamagata on Sept. 4. The meals, cooked in a gigantic pot spanning 6 meters in diameter and serve...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Japanese snack producer Calbee watches damage, stays at work
Friday’s massive earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan had minimal impact on Calbee Inc., the Japanese snack food manufacturer and its American partners, including RDO-Calbee Foods of Boardman.
Thursday, March 17, 2011
On February 11, 2011, the first shipment of U.S. chipping potatoes from Washington State arrived in Japan.
Friday, March 4, 2011
Japanese snack food maker Calbee Inc aims to list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in March to raise funds to help it expand overseas, the Nikkei business daily reported on Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
 Takahide Ishida
For only the fourth time in its 117 year history, Ishida Co., Ltd. has a new company president – Mr. Takahide Ishida.Takahide assumes leadership of Ishida’s worldwide operations from his father, Ryuichi, who held the position for over 42 years and who,...
Sunday, August 29, 2010
 Boosting antioxidants in potato. Credits:Kazunori Hironaka
Although potatoes are for most people not the first food that comes to mind as a source of anti-oxidants, potatoes ARE an important source for healthful anti-oxidants and polyphenols.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010